CA Bhavani Devi, the first Indian fencer to participate at the Olympics, on Monday received her Arjuna Award on Nov 15, 2021, from Sports Minister Anurag Thakur.The 28-year-old Bhavani could not attend the sports awards ceremony on Saturday as she was participating in a competition in France.
However, on her return to the country, the fencer met Thakur who honoured her with the award.
“Holding the Arjuna Award was My Childhood Dream, and today, it happened. I am so much Emotional. Work Hard & Play for the Country. One day, the country will pay back. Thank YOU,” Bhavani tweeted
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